At last on DVD--Julia's invaluable series of cooking lessons designed to bring her right into your own kitchen to teach you the fundamentals of good cooking
Here is the six-part series (complete with recipe booklet), originally produced in 1985, in which Julia teaches you all the fundamentals of good cooking and offers a wealth of her favorite recipes.
POULTRY includes the perfect chicken saute with variations, classic "coq au vin, "ways with chicken breasts, butterflied grilled birds, roast turkey, and a special duck.
MEAT: Quick and easy sauteed steaks, hamburgers, pork chops, aromatic stews, a crusty hash, grilled pork, and majestic beef and lamb roasts.
VEGETABLES: How best to cook twenty of your favorite vegetables, plus gratins, stuffed delights, eggplant pizza, and risotto.
SOUPS, SALADS, AND BREAD: The three master soup stocks and improvisations, a French onion soup and a Mediterranean fish soup, tossed and composed salads, plus how to make your own French bread.
FISH AND EGGS: Selecting fish and shellfish; broiling, sauteing, and oven-poaching fish; plus the miraculous egg--alone or in omelettes, custards, quiche, sauces, and a spectacular souffle.
FIRST COURSES AND DESSERTS: Pates and fish mousse, tart crusts and crepes with savory and with sweet fillings, two master cakes, and a Tipsy Trifle.
From deglazing a sauce and degreasing a stock to thickening a soup and unmolding a timbale, all the important techniques that make for good cooking are here. Now, at the press of a button, you have instant access to whatever recipe or information you need. Watch Julia do it and you'll be empowered." Bon appetit!"
Note: this DVD is in NTSC format, and region 1 - check your DVD player can play NTSC dvds before ordering.